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scott
Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2018 9:03:32 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,593
Points: 4,955
Location: South Florida USA
My jokes can be grande.
Just ask, "Alexa, tell me a coffee joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, play a podcast."
• "Alexa, set an alarm for next Friday at 8 a.m."
Plan ahead by setting alarms anytime you need them—later today, tomorrow, next week, or next month.
• "Alexa, when is the Patriots' first game?"
• "Alexa, play Sports Jeopardy!"
• "Alexa, play what's popular in London from Amazon Music."
Wanderlust through your music. Just ask for popular music in major cities worldwide (San Francisco, New York City, Mumbai). These playlists may contain explicit lyrics. Prefer not to hear explicit lyrics? Just ask, "Alexa, block explicit lyrics."
• "Alexa, sing a barbershop quartet."
• "Alexa, when is the autumn equinox?"
• "Alexa, what's your favorite flower?"
• "Alexa, test my spelling skills."
• "Alexa, what time is sunset?"
• "Alexa, what's the fourth book in the Narnia series?"
• "Alexa, tell me a story about robots."
• "Alexa, call home."
• "Alexa, open Whale Sounds."
• "Alexa, what's the best comedy movie?"
• "Alexa, give me an Easter egg."
• Alexa, add goat cheese to my Whole Foods cart."
Prime members save more—start your cart, review and checkout with Prime Now ultra-fast delivery.

MOST REQUESTED
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• Sports update: "Alexa, what time do the Cubs play today?"
• Spelling question: "Alexa, what's the longest word?"
• Conversion: "Alexa, how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, September 15, 2018 9:41:04 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,593
Points: 4,955
Location: South Florida USA
Arr! It's a punny life for me, matey!
Just ask, "Alexa, talk like a pirate."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, what's new with Echo Connect?"
Using Echo Connect just got easier. Use your existing home phone services to make hands-free calls from your compatible Echo device. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what time are the Emmys?"
• "Alexa, who's your favorite superhero?"
• "Alexa, play Fall Favorites from Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, how do I play music on more than one Echo device?"
• "Alexa, open Rise and Shine."
Learn exciting new ways to shake up your routine with time-saving hacks, and get answers for your most pressing hair and skin care challenges. Learn more.
• "Alexa, give me directions to the closest Starbucks."
• "Alexa, read a sample of The Hunt for Red October from Audible."
Listen to the audiobook of the first novel behind Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.
• "Alexa, tell me a football joke."
• "Alexa, when is the next lunar eclipse?"
• "Alexa, let's brush our teeth."
• "Alexa, help me create a chore chart."
With the Chore Chart Skill Blueprint, you can schedule and track custom chores for kids, family members, or roommates.
• "Alexa, sing a pirate song."
• "Alexa, how many hits did Derek Jeter have in 2012?"
• "Alexa, open TuneIn Live."
• "Alexa, give me some advice."
• "Alexa, add almond milk to my Whole Foods cart."
Save a trip to the store when you shop with Alexa and get seriously fast delivery from Prime Now—plus $10 off your first order of $35! Use code SAVE10WF at checkout. See terms and conditions.

MOST REQUESTED
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• Dog fact: "Alexa, do dogs dream?"
• Science question: "Alexa, how hot is the sun?"
• Gaming fact: "Alexa, what is Roblox?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2018 12:05:33 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,593
Points: 4,955
Location: South Florida USA
I'm spreading good vibes to all in my tribe.
Just ask, "Alexa, tell me some good news."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, tell me about your new devices."
Introducing a new line-up of Echo devices and Echo companions. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what can I do with more than one Echo device?"
Unlock new features with multiple Echo devices. Learn more.
• "Alexa, can you yodel?"
• "Alexa, add milk, bread, and bananas to my shopping list."
Save time by adding multiple items to your lists with a single request. Stay organized and access your lists in the Alexa app.
• "Alexa, what was the first movie released?"
• "Alexa, make a donation to Hurricane Florence Relief."
• "Alexa, what are the most popular books this week?"
• "Alexa, ask Headspace to help me fall asleep."
Now you can try Sleep by Headspace, specifically designed to create the ideal conditions for healthy, restful sleep. Learn more.
• "Alexa, can you do an impression?"
• "Alexa, open Freeze Dancers."
• "Alexa, what channel is ESPN?"
Go to the TV Schedules settings in the Alexa app to set your cable or satellite provider. Once set, Alexa can tell you the channel number for any channel of your choice.
• "Alexa, who is your favorite poet?"
• "Alexa, open Word Play."
• "Alexa, when do I have to register to vote?"
• "Alexa, what are the standings in the English Premier League?"
• "Alexa, tell me a food joke."
• "Alexa, add pumpkin spice to my Whole Foods cart."
Pumpkin spice is more than just a flavor: it’s a lifestyle. Add some to your Whole Foods cart with Alexa, and get $10 off your first $35 purchase when you checkout with seriously fast Prime Now delivery. Use code SAVE10WF at checkout. See terms and conditions.

MOST REQUESTED
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• Spelling: "Alexa, how do you spell 'pterodactyl?'"
• Thesaurus: "Alexa, what's another word for 'happy?'"
• Amazon Music station: "Alexa, play the Today's Hits station from Amazon Music."
This station may contain explicit lyrics. Prefer not to hear explicit lyrics? Just ask, "Alexa, block explicit lyrics."

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